Writing competitions are a great way to strengthen your research and writing skills...and perhaps even win a cash prize! If you have any questions about the contests below, please contact Katie Rolfes at email@example.com.
2015 Human Rights Essay Award Competition on the topic Transitional Justice, International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law -Submission deadline is Februrary 1, 2015.
2015 Richard D. Cudahy Writing Competition on Regulatory and Administrative Law-Submission deadline is February 6, 2015.
2015 Constance Baker Motley National Student Writing Competition- Submission deadline is February 13, 2015.
Animal Law Writing Contest- Submission deadline is February 15, 2015.
The Michigan State University College of Law Journal of Business & Securities Law announces the release of the Elliot A. Spoon Business Law Writing Competition- Submission deadline is February 20, 2015.
2015 Ed Mendrzycki Essay Contest, sponsored by the Standing Committee on Lawyers' Professional Liability of the American Bar Association - Entries must be received either electronically or postmarked by February 20, 2015.
2014-2015 Louis Tertocha Fashion Law Writing Competition - Submission deadline is March 23, 2015.
2015 ABA E. Smythe Gambrell Awards Competition - Submission deadline is March 31, 2015.
Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition - Submission deadline is April 6, 2015.
Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition - Submission deadline is April 24, 2015.
2015 Howard C. Schwab Memorial Essay Contest Section of Familiy Law - Entry form submission deadline is April 17, 2015. Essays are due May 1, 2015.
College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Annual Law Student Writing Competition for 2014-2015 - Submission deadline is May 15, 2015.
The International Association of Defense Counsel's 2015 Legal Writing Contest - Submission deadline is May 15, 2015.
2015 Tannenwald Writing Competition - Submission deadline is July 1, 2015.
The ABA Student Law Division also maintains a list of writing and essay contests on its website.